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How did humans end up in space if Star Wars is set in the past? [duplicate]

I’m of the understanding that the canon Star Wars movies are set in the relative past (18th and 19th century in our time). Yet looking up the biographies of characters like Padmé Amidala, Obi-Wan ...
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How can Star Wars have humans if it happens a long long time ago? [duplicate]

Why does Star Wars say "a long time ago, in a galaxy far far away?" Besides sounding like a fairytale beginning, does it have any literal truth in the series or the canon? I mean, humans prominently ...
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Do Humans Exist on Earth at the time of Star Wars? [duplicate]

The very first thing we saw in 1977 at the beginning of a New Hope was "A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away..." It tells us that Star Wars of course takes place in the past. How long ago in the ...
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Are human-like characters shown in star wars humans? [duplicate]

The characters played by humans (eg. Luke, leia, solo etc) in star wars are Homo sapiens or any other species? If they are homo sapiens then how could they exist in a galaxy far far away? Did we ...
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Is the Rebellion really good? [closed]

The Rebellion seems to me to be just as bad as the Empire. They may not have the true evil members like Palpatine, Vader, etc. But it seems that they consistently engage in tactics that result in the ...
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Has any reference been made to Earth or the Milky Way in Star Wars EU?

Have any references ever been made to the existence of Earth, our solar system, or the Milky Way anywhere in Star Wars Legends? EDIT: Following @Trader's answer, I wanted to point out that "A long ...
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Has the Star Wars universe caught up to our time?

Star Wars is set "a long time ago", but I know there have been an expanded universe. Has that universe's time caught up to our time line yet?
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Is there a human home planet?

Did all the humans in the Star Wars universe originate on a single planet some time in the distant past, or did they originate on different worlds and intermix into one species over millenia? This is ...
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Are the humans in the Star Wars Galaxy really humans?

Related: Why are there humans in the Star Wars Universe? This is a subtly different question because I'm not asking whether there's a historical relationship between the two lineages. I am asking ...
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Are Anakin and Padme the same species?

I see no reason they should be (they come from different planets), but if so, how can they have children?
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Did “Near-human” “related” species evolve from a common ancestor?

StarWars wikia is somewhat unclear here. It says Near-Human was the general term for any of the many species or subspecies in the galaxy which were very closely related biologically to baseline ...
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Did Ezra Bridger's eyes change color?

In Star Wars: Rebels we meet a character named Ezra Bridger. At first his eye color appeared to be an unnatural purple color. Other viewers have also noticed and commented on his purple eyes: In ...
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Star Wars: Possible reference to our Solar System?

Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse, by Troy Denning, page 183: ...But it was the panels between the arches that put a flutter in Raynar's stomach. The images depicted the grandeur of deep ...
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Do we know where Human life originated in the Star Wars galaxy? [duplicate]

Assuming that the different species of alien all originated on different worlds around different stars do we know where the "Human" lifeforms that make up the majority of the Star Wars films came from ...